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Kern River Rd Winter Burning 2015/16

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INCIDENT UPDATED 12/31/2015

Incident Overview

As conditions permit, fire personnel from the Kern River Ranger District are conducting prescribed burns - presently in the community of Riverkern - approximately 5 miles north of the town of Kernville, along Mountain 99. Burning may proceed on and off throughout the winter.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypePrescribed Fire
Date of OriginThursday December 10th, 2015 approx. 12:00 AM
LocationApprox. 5 mi. north of Kernville, on the eastside of Mt. 99. Adjacent to the community of Riverkern.
Incident CommanderBurn Boss, Matt Ball, Burn Boss (T) Keli Stafford
Incident DescriptionHazardous Fuel Piles

Current Situation

Total Personnel2
Size30 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Brush and scattered limbs

Unit Information

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Sequoia National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1839 S. Newcomb St.
Porterville, CA 93257
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